Jan 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
be supervisor farrell, vice chair will be supervisor mar. third member will be supervisor avalos. the budget committee will be augmented by supervisors breed and wiener. for our city operations and neighborhood services committee, i discussed with a number of you. i plan to introduce a motion to combine our cons committee with public safety to a new neighborhood services and safety committee. i will mention that that is the name we are using is a placeholder. if any of you have better more creative names , we are open to suggestions. the chair will be supervisor campus, vice chair supervisor mar, third member supervisor yee. supervisor kim will share the school committee. for government audit and oversight, chaired by supervisor chu, vice chair supervisor cohen, third member supervisor campos. land-use committee will be chaired by supervisor wiener, by shared by supervisor kim and i would join the member of the third member. rules committee will be chaired by supervisor breed. because we have a budgeting rules committee schedule for this week these assignments are effective this friday t
Jan 20, 2013 9:00pm PST
>> president: aye >> supervisor chiu: aye >> supervisor cohen: aye >> supervisor farrell: aye >> supervisor kim: aye >> supervisor mar: aye >> supervisor wiener: aye >> supervisor yee: aye >> supervisor avalos: aye >> supervisor breed:aye >> the motion is approved. roll call for introductions. >> will start with supervisor campos. >> supervisor campos: i would like to an in memoriam for a special person that unfortunately passed away december 26, 2012, rebecca -- a beloved environmental activist, and the first person to lead the rain forest action network. rebecca died while vacationing with family in mexico with her husband and close friends. she spent her life traveling the world traveling the exploitation of rain forest, championing the preservation of natural resources and human rights winning numerous battles in the ongoing fight for the help of our echo system. two months before her death, rebecca led the nonprofit that she headed to the most historic victory in the organizations history persuaded the disney company they use only paper that did not come from an endangered rainforest.
Jan 28, 2013 8:00pm EST
zarqawi farrell early. at the beginning of 2004 is when we are sure he was there. we started to track his work and of course in the spring of 2004, when fallujaha essentially highlighted the meltdown of iraq, had violence all around the country, but fallujah became the first spot in the country where they held ground, they actually -- al qaeda and the sunni elements that were working with them at that point held at bay coalition and iraqi forces from the city of fallujah for a number of months. at that point it was clear that what they had built not only was farrell passionate but it wasal also extensive -- but it was also extensive. the network worked around most of the country. zarqawi was an interesting role, to get really to the heart of bruce's question, there was a question about -- there was an issue about did he really matter? and the answer is yes, he did. he mattered in a big way. because zarqawi became an organizational leader, he also became an iconic leader. he leveraged both very well. at one point we would watch him move around the country and deal with groups and he was ve
Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm EST
. >> that was brilliant. >> spot-on, brilliant. >> i was a great supporting actor. >> also, the will farrell movie, "the campaign," would that have been nearly as funny without you? i don't think so. >> bizarre news coming out of the 14 st. district congressional race in north carolina. now, get this, cam brady, four-time congressman, punched a baby. >> punched a baby. >> brilliant. brilliant. >> again, i can't even begin. i'm outraged. did any oscar nominations come from those performances? >> none. no supporting actor, nothing. >> we will never forget. and now, wolf's riveting cameo in the blockbuster movie "skyfall," also a snub. but, wolf, if it's any consolation, daniel craig did not get nominated. >> that movie, "skyfall," grossed $1 billion and i was in that key scene. >> and wolf got all of not $1 billion. >> no. >>> all right, maybe next year. i'm going to keep doing these major motion pictures. >>> imagine a car driving up to a fast food restaurant, orders, but then creeps up to the window without a driver. that's exactly what cnn's jeanne moos found. >> reporter: in under five seconds, he can